Minuet in C


No. 3 from The Anna Magdalena Notebook

Composer: attributed to J.S. Bach
Arranger: Cathy Elliott

Instrumentation: Double bass and piano
Exam syllabus: Grade 4

Printed edition: The Anna Magdalena Notebook

Download editions are supplied as a single PDF containing the double bass part and piano accompaniment
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Minuet in C features arpeggios and scales in C major using first and second positions, with just one phrase requiring third position. There are some slurred triplet quavers (quarter notes) but mostly the rhythms are simple crotchets (quarter notes) and quavers (half notes).

Minuet in C: No. 3 from The Anna Magdalena Notebook

Set for Grade 4 exams by:

  • ABRSM (2020-2023)
  • ABRSM (2012-2019)

Printed Edition

The Anna Magdalena Notebook (bass) ISMN: 979-0-708191-03-2
The Anna Magdalena Notebook (piano) ISMN: 979-0-708191-04-9

Performance video

Tutorial video

This is a taster of the tutorial for Minuet in C.
For the full version please go to String Virtuoso

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